Jeswald W. Salacuse is Distinguished Professor and Braker Professor of Law at Fletcher. His numerous leadership positions have included Dean for nine years, Dean of the Southern Methodist University Law School, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the India and Asia Tigers Funds, Lead Independent Director of the Legg Mason Closed End Funds, founding president of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs, chairman of the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, and president and a member of the international arbitration tribunals.
During his wide-ranging career, Salacuse has also been a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law School, a lecturer and professor in Nigeria, Congo, Sudan, the United Kingdom, France and Spain, and the Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Comparative Law in Italy.
He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the American Law Institute and the executive committee and faculty of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. Salacuse is the author of fifteen books, including The Global Negotiator and Negotiating Life: Secrets for Everyday Diplomacy and Deal Making.